my experience was unforgettable! Past Review

By (Sport and Fitness Administration/Management., Ithaca College) - abroad from 01/10/2012 to 04/30/2012 with

Ithaca College: London - Ithaca College London Center

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
it was worthwhile. i gained a sense of how other people live and got to experience some of the major cities in the world.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

* Was housing included in your program cost? No
* Was food included in your program cost? No
Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? $150
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? save a lot during you semester before when you are still in ithaca. when you are in london you will want to make sure you are able to enjoy everything you want to without having to worry about money. book flights for trips early-the longer you wait the more expensive they are


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with? 0

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • the experience to study in london for a semester
  • helpfulness of the staff
  • the variety of classes that took students out into the city
* What could be improved?
  • given more chances to meet locals
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? the tube is really easy to use!